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Full text of "Sri Sai Baba`S:Charters And Sayings"

488   TALKS ON (< AT THE FEET OF THE MASTER "

good mental body next time^ instead of having one
which reproduces all the evil.

You have to remember that all thes^ things must
be looked at from the point of vfew of the ego. If
you look at them from the point of view of the per-
sonality, there are all sorts of things you cannot do.
But from the point of view of the ego, who has all
time before him, these things can and will be done.
You see illustrations of this in ordinary life. You
can never do at once anything that is worth doing in
the way of development. It is not enough to have
music in your soul; you must train your physical
body, you must train your ear and your hands, so that
you can make^a suitable channel for the power of the
music. It is the same with the higher^life. It takes
time to get anything put exactly as you want it* The
ego has to train his vehicles in just the same way as
that. I know that, just as many people want to
introduce sentiment into the thing, so also people
want to introduce something into it which is not the
law of nature. They wAit to be taken right out of
their sin and sorrow. It is a very attractive sort of
thing that the emotional type of Christian puts before
you. The Salvation Army people say : " You will be
saved by the blood of Jesus here and now. You will
be taken right out of your trouble and sorrow and
sin, and it will all be as though it never had been."
Of course that is attractive, but it is not true. Yet
there is a point of view from which that idea is true,